QA Tester

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  • Location:

    Sandy Springs

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    351701

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiration date:

    12/12/2021

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a QA Tester for an opportunity with a client located in Sandy Springs, GA. This client is
seeking a Senior Automation / Development Engineer with end-to-end development and testing experience in building software products within an agile environment. This individual will be responsible for test automation support of talech's digital boarding platform, which includes ensuring the quality of the final product through the build out of manual and automated tests.

The Senior Automation / Development Engineer combines aspects of a traditional developer and tester into a single position responsible for the design and release of quality code in short, releasable, and iterative increments. This position will include automation test design, automated script creation, and coordination with other groups within Talech to deliver the overall solution. It is critical for this position to have not only the technical skills relative to development and testing, but strong collaboration and communication skills in order to support their agile scrum team.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure integration and maintenance of test automation scripts into the CI/CD pipeline
  • Ensure consistency in process and documentation of test automation approach within and across teams
  • Support usage and analysis of new automation tools
  • Develops, implements, and maintains automated test scripts
  • Use of cutting edge test automation tools for Web, Mobile, and Desktop applications (i.e. Selenium, Appium)
  • Perform manual testing as required
  • Provide test execution reporting through tools such as ALM, JIRA
  • Sets the direction for and oversees the work of other testers (in future state)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent work experience
  • At least eight years of work experience in Application Development/IT Systems Testing, and team leadership

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Functional Testing experience, including ability to create, maintain and execute both manual and automated tests
  • DevOps capabilities - containers, cloud, automation, security, configuration management, CI/CD
  • Extensive knowledge in modeling and application design and architecture
  • Expert programming knowledge skills
  • Expert knowledge in IT/Software quality assurance
  • Expert knowledge with system/application testing tools and implementation
  • Strong understanding of Information Management
  • Experience in: Unit Testing (including automation and integration with CI systems) and Agile Software Development (typically Scrum, Kanban, SAFe)
  • Open, honest, collaborative and clear intra-team communication skills
  • Entirely self-directed, can solve business problems from inception to implementation- can solve business problems without explicit direction
  • Creative, flexible, and willing to continuously change, evolve, and improve software development processes
  • Strong understanding of system and network architecture
  • Ability to identify, resolve, and retest defects
  • Leads by example; providing support and mentoring as needed to ensure sufficient skill, knowledge and effectiveness in the development and testing process
  • Demonstrated technical leadership and direction
  • Demonstrated enterprise-level collaboration and system architecture design
  • Demonstrated mentorship of more junior resources in technical and business topics
  • Knowledge in CI/CD solutions, such as Jenkins and Maven
  • Ability to analyze features to deliver solutions that meet business needs
  • Ability to follow policy requirements related to documentation and other processes
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills and communication/leadership skills

Strongly Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Selenium, Appium, Protractor, Cucumber, etc.
  • ReadyAPI and RestAssured
  • Behavior Driven Development Experience
  • jQuery, JavaScript
  • Gitlab/GitHub, JIRA, Jenkins
  • CI/CD
  • Knowledge on A11Y / WCAG testing, tools and automation

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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